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Nile Rodgers, Florence And The Machine, Pusha T …Weekend Reads

Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers (Photo: Theo McInnes)

This weekend’s selection of in depth music features and interviews encompasses Florence And The Machine, Pusha T, Whitney Houston, Queen and Adam Lambert, Nile Rodgers, Belly, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Cerys Matthews and Protomartyr.


Huck: Was disco more political than the Black Panthers? Nile Rodgers looks back (Michael Segalov)

Guardian: Pusha T: ‘The Make America Great Again hat is this generation’s Ku Klux hood’ (Al Horner)

NME: ‘Whitney’ director Kevin Macdonald on the mystery surrounding her death – and what was cut from the film  (Olly Richards)

Observer: Florence Welch: ‘I wonder sometimes, did I dream too big?’ (Eva Wiseman)

Drowned in Sound: “So many female artists get shunted to the side and it’s tragic”: DiS meets Tanya Donelly of Belly (Dom Gourlay)

Women’s Music News: ‘If you really believe in something, you’re bound to… do a better job’ – festival director Lauren Down (Annie Rew Shaw)

Drowned in Sound: Mister Never Quite: DiS meets Unknown Mortal Orchestra (Jasper Willems)

DIY: “My voice isn’t made to sing happy songs” – Protomartyr are continuing to rage (Will Richards)

Guardian: Adam Lambert: ‘Now there’s an audience for me being exactly who I am’ (Michael Cragg)

Guardian: Cerys Matthews: ‘The only way you can change anything is in small increments’ (Juliana Piskorz)

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